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Tune-in reminder: Derek Jeter, Billie Jean King and Rebecca Lobo will be on #FindingYourRoots tonight at 8/7c – each connects to stories of immigrant ancestors who courageously set out across the Atlantic to build a new life. Here’s a preview: http://youtu.be/vsyxOpIL-ys
Three of America’s greatest athletes whose determination and love of sports were deeply shaped by their families, but who were all cut off from their true or...
September 30, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Tune in tonight at 9/8c as Makers rewrites the history of women with 6 new films.
MAKERS, in collaboration with PBS, is excited to announce six new documentaries for 2014 premiering on September 30th that focus on specific fields wher...
September 30, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Ken Burns (PBS), whose Roosevelts documentary was a hit this month, and Beau Willimon, the creator of Netflix's House of Cards, recently convened for a 90 minute conversation about both the Roosevelts and the Underwoods. Here's a video of the entire conversation, moderated by Amy Chozick of The New York Times.
Ken Burns, America's preeminent documentary filmmaker --- whose upcoming film "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" premiered September 14th on PBS - joined ...
September 30, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Introduce your child to the stories, cultures and contributions of well-known Latino Americans with these wonderful books. (from PBS Parents)
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from September 15 to October 15, by reading about the histories, cultures and contributions of Latino Americans.
September 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm
From American Experience:
"I had sung my anthem many times, but never before had I felt like I did that day. I was 42 years old, an old fox on the sea. I couldn't hold back my tears. I realized I had lost everything. I had lost my beloved country." -- Kiem Do, South Vietnamese Navy Today is the LAST day to help #SaveTheirStories! Donate and learn more about our First Days Story Project at igg.me/at/firstdays. Hurry -- our Indiegogo fundraising campaign ends at midnight!
September 30, 2014 at 1:19 pm
From our friends at PBS KIDS
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Fans! Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings app is now available for Kindle Fire.
Download it from Amazon: http://to.pbs.org/grrific_ama
Help kids identify and express their wide range of emotions with Daniel.
Daniel Tiger's Grr-ific Feelings
September 30, 2014 at 11:05 am
Variety reviews tonight's premiere of a new season of Makers, devoted to “Women in Comedy” and which includes one of the last interviews with Joan Rivers. Makers premieres tonight at 9/8c.
“Makers,” an AOL-backed initiative to chronicle women’s strides in traditionally male-dominated fields, kicks off with a decidedly entertainment-industry flavor, with the first two hours devoted to...
September 30, 2014 at 10:12 am
From The New York Times: how Ken Burns (PBS)' Roosevelts series brought together several generations of one family, and why.
When the Ken Burns PBS series on the Roosevelts was shown, we all were riveted ... together.
September 30, 2014 at 5:00 am
The New York Times features The Open Mind's Alexander Heffner, grandson of Richard D. Heffner, a public TV host of 56 years.
Alexander Heffner, who succeeded his grandfather and mentor Richard D. Heffner, said “the importance of public broadcasting and elevating our discourse into something substantive and meaningful were values that were instilled in me.”
September 30, 2014 at 3:00 am
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